NKF Serving Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi

Volunteer With Us!

If you are interested in volunteering with NKF Serving Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi, please visit https://www.kidney.org/volunteer/opportunities or contact Shelneko Northington.



We invite you to join us for one or both of our upcoming 2024 Georgia Kidney Walks. The Kidney Walk is a day to celebrate with the kidney community while raising funds and awareness for kidney health & organ donation.  


For more event or sponsorship info on either of these walks, please contact Neko Northington

Three walk participants posing for a quick picture
Saturday, April 27th, 2024

Augusta Kidney Walk


Augusta Common

834 Reynolds, St.

Augusta, GA 30901



Two walk participants hugging at walk event
Saturday, September 14th 2024

Atlanta Kidney Walk


Atlantic Station

1380 Atlantic Dr. NW

Atlanta, GA 30363

Group of people listening to a presentation

Your Kidneys and You Free Training

Want to educate others about kidney health? Learn how to present this easy 20 minute presentation to friends, family, colleagues, churches, community centers, schools, and more! Please contact Shelneko Northington for more information.

Are you the 33%? Take the Kidney Risk Quiz to find out if you're at risk.

Take a Minute for Your Kidneys

Please answer a few simple questions to find out if you are one of the 33% of adults in the U.S. who is at risk for kidney disease. This test is free and will only take you a minute to answer the questions.

NKF decorated table at a local health fiar

Health Fairs

To educate the public on and increase awareness of kidney disease, our staff and volunteers participate in various health fairs throughout the state. If you are interested in being trained as a volunteer for a health fair in your area, or if you are interested in having a NKF representative exhibit at an upcoming health fair, please contact Shelneko Northington.


Help provide patients in the Southeast with care packages to brighten their spirits and make the long-hours of treatment a little more bearable.  For sponsorship information and personal donation opportunities, please reach out to Neko Northington.

Additional Support

NKF Peers

  • NKF PEERS is a peer mentoring program, where kidney patients are connected via phone with trained mentors who have been there themselves. Peer mentors can share their experiences with dialysis, transplant, or living kidney donation with you.  
  • Call toll-free 1.855.NKF.PEERS (855.653.7337) or email nkfpeers@kidney.org

NKF Cares

  • Our Patient Information Help Line, NKF Cares, offers support for people affected by kidney disease, organ donation or transplantation. It's designed just for patients, family members and care partners. Speak with a trained specialist who will answer your questions and listen to your concerns
  • Call toll–free 1.855.NKF.CARES  (1.855.653.2273)  or email nkfcares@kidney.org

Kidney Friendly Recipes

Are you looking for new kidney-friendly recipes? Regardless of which CKD stage you are in, there is a recipe for you to enjoy! Start your cooking journey now!

Kidney Pathways

Take control of your kidney health. Answer a few questions and we will provide you with information about your kidney health.

A to Z Health Guide

Alphabetical list of additional kidney topics and support.

Organ Donor Registry

Did you know that more than 106,000 Americans are currently on the national waiting list for a life-saving organ transplant?  There are currently over 90,000 people in the US waiting for a kidney. To learn more about registering to be an organ donor or even a living donor, visit the organdonor.gov link below.

Ways to Support


To send a physical check, please use the address below:

  • 830 Glenwood Ave, Suite 510

     Box 405

     Atlanta, GA 30316

If you would prefer to make an online donation, please visit the link below.


Are you interested in becoming an advocate? NKF is the largest, most comprehensive longstanding patient organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease in the U.S. If interested in using your voice to help advocate for kidney patients or donors, please visit the link below.

Donate Your Car

Turn your vehicle into cash for the National Kidney Foundation Serving Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi! Vehicles donated to National Kidney Foundation have the potential to bring hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars in support of advocating for all kidney patients through education, research, and innovation. Donating is simple, the pick-up is free, and your gift is tax-deductible. Donate your vehicle to the NKF Serving Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi today!

Donate online or call 800.488.CARS (2277).

Events and Programs

Please check back for future events and programs that will be scheduled in 2024.

Local Office

830 Glenwood Ave, Suite 510
Box 405
Atlanta, GA 30316
Phone: 770.452.1539
Toll Free: 800.633.2339
Fax: 770.452.7456

Upcoming Events